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Scientists explore deepest trough in the Caribbean Sea on Nautilus
The man whose research team discovered the wreckage of the Titanic has now turned his attention to the deepest trough of the Caribbean Sea. Dr. Robert Ballard was aboard a 211-foot (64-meter) research vessel with dozens ...
- August 24, 2013
Herring worth billions in export are seen floating dead in Kolgrafafjordur, a small flord on the northern part of Snaefellsnes Peninsula, west Iceland, for the second time in two months.
- February 7, 2013
Woman loses arm in shark attack off Maui
Officials reopened a Maui beach Thursday, a day after a shark bit off the right arm of a German visitor about 50 yards (46 meters) offshore. About 2 miles (3 kilometers) of beach in the resort community of Makena reopened ...
- August 17, 2013
Virus may cause dolphin deaths
Federal officials identified a virus Tuesday as the likely reason hundreds of bottlenose dolphins died along the East Coast, but they say there's a little they can do to stop the deaths. More than 330 dolphins have been ...
- August 29, 2013
New Zealand announced plans Friday to restrict fishing in some regions try to save the world's smallest and rarest dolphin from extinction. Experts estimate there are only 55 maui's dolphins remaining. Unique to the South ...
- September 7, 2013
China rejects UN mediation of sea dispute
China says it has rejected the Philippines’ attempt to seek international arbitration over conflicting claims to territory in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea). Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei said Tuesday ...
- February 20, 2013
Coral reef 'seeding' in Caribbean
Mats of algae and seaweed have shrouded the once-thick coral in shallow reefs off Jamaica’s north coast. Warm ocean waters have bleached out the coral, and in a cascade of ecological decline, the sea urchins and plant-eating ...
- February NaN, 2013
Islands want UN to see climate as security threat
The Marshall Islands and other low-lying island nations appealed to the U.N. Security Council on Friday to recognize climate change as an international security threat that jeopardizes their very survival. Tony deBrum, a ...
- February 18, 2013
Stricken US Navy ship a total loss
The US Navy plans to dismantle a minesweeper that ran aground at the protected Tubbataha Reefs in the Sulu Sea because the ship is a complete loss and because removing it intact would cause more damage to the reef and the ...
- February 1, 2013
Trump's son call US plan to dismantle ship 'stupid'
Donald Trump Jr., the son of real estate mogul Donald Trump, blasted Washington on Thursday for agreeing to cut into sections the USS Guardian, the US minesweeper which crashed into the Tubbataha Reef in Palawan on Jan. ...
- February 1, 2013